Cider Rum Punch

Cider Rum Punch recipe.
  • Yield: 6 servings


8fluid ounces dark rum
3fluid ounces lemon juice
4fluid ounces thyme simple syrup
12fluid ounces apple cider
4fluid ounces water
4fluid ounces club soda
8dashes Angostura Bitters
sprigs of thyme, garnish
apple wheels, garnish


  1. To make thyme simple syrup, combine 2 cups sugar, 1 1/2 cups of water and 6 thyme sprigs in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring up to a boil and reduce to simmer, until the sugar has fully dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and place the syrup in the fridge to cool.
  2. Place all the ingredients in a large picture or carafe with ice and stir.
  3. Fill your glasses with crushed ice and fill. Place a sprig of thyme inside and put an apple wheel on the rim.

Reprinted with permission from Verses from My Kitchen. Michael spent over a decade following university in the restaurant industry, in one capacity or another. His blog has become an extension of his love and passion for all things food and drink, and the people that bring you together because of it. Mike lives just outside of Toronto with my lovely wife, Wendy, and two pets.